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Fort Valley - Festival Park

The City of Fort Valley has redeveloped the Woolfolk Superfund site adjacent to its downtown into a park. This site was a presidentially declared superfund site, full of arsenic contamination that underwent several years of remediation to clean it to acceptable standards. The clean up and subsequent reuse of the site as a park addresses items in their comprehensive plan as well as in the City’s redevelopment plan for the area. The new park- Festival Park- is used for city gatherings as well as their annual Hambone Jam, sponsored by Fort Valley Main Street, and held every September. Additionally, the site is being used by a local major industry, the Blue Bird Company, to park finished school buses until they can be delivered. This City-owned site has produced a substantial economic impact, enhancing Fort Valley’s economic prosperity as well as its quality of life. Martha McAfee
City Clerk
City of Fort Valley

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